September 14, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Winds, Fire, Floods And Quakes: A Nutty Run Of Nature

WASHINGTON (AP) – With four big hurricanes, a powerful earthquake and wildfires, it seems that nature recently has just gone nuts. More...

Irma Lost Some Oomph Over Cuba Before Florida

Before crashing into Florida, Hurricane Irma set all sorts of records for brute strength as it flattened Caribbean islands and swamped the Florida Keys. More...

Youngest Manson Follower Makes New Bid For Parole

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Today In History

1814: Francis Scott Key Inspired To Write “Star-Spangled Banner”

Today in History  Today is Thursday, Sept. 14, the 257th day of 2017. There are 108 days left in the year.  Today’s Highlight in History:  More...

Three Scientists, Planned Parenthood Win Lasker Medical Prizes

NEW YORK (AP) – Two scientists who paved the way for widely used vaccines and another who discovered key players in cell growth have been awarded prestigious medical research awards.  The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation also announced We More...

Robo Rage: Area Codes Around DC That Tet The Most Robocalls

WASHINGTON (AP) – Robocalls annoy just about everyone, but the D.C. area is targeted by computer-generated calls more than other parts of the country. More...

Longtime Death Row Inmate Dies Of Natural Causes

WASHINGTON, Pa. More...

Spicy Braised Radicchio And Red Cabbage

We always had some sort of braised red cabbage during the Jewish holidays, especially Rosh Hashana, when I was little. I remember being very skeptical of the sweet and sour jumble, but then really falling for it. More...